Holiday Baking Recipes

Mincemeat Muffins

Mincemeat Muffins

I had some leftover cranberry mincemeat, from a local cranberry farm, that I wanted to use up, so...

Salted Caramel Balls

Salted Caramel Balls

Impossibly delicious mixture of cashews, dates and butter that tastes like caramel is coated in chocolate.

Maple Pumpkin Pie

Maple Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie made with fresh pumpkin puree, sweetened with maple syrup, contains no refined sugar.

Better Butter Balls

Better Butter Balls

Recipe for unbaked cookie balls made with rolled oats, chocolate and sweetened with maple syrup – a healthier version of an old favorite

Coconut Cherry Balls

Coconut Cherry Balls

I love coconut balls which are traditionally made with a lot of sugar. But I am trying to eat more...

Pumpkin Fudge

Pumpkin Fudge

Tasty fudge recipe made with pumpkin puree, white chocolate chips and marshmallow fluff.

Coconut Balls

Coconut Balls

These chocolate covered coconut balls make a very tasty treat.

Mincemeat Bran Muffins

Mincemeat Bran Muffins

Tasty bran muffins with mincemeat – make them for a holiday breakfast or brunch, or just to use up leftover mincemeat.

Carrot Pudding

Carrot Pudding

Steamed puddings are a traditional British Christmas dessert, and in our family it always had to be carrot pudding.

Yule Log

Yule Log

A lovely festive holiday dessert, features chocolate cake roll with whipped cream filling and chocolate frosting.

Thimble Cookies

Thimble Cookies

These are called thimble cookies because the indents in the cookies were traditionally made with a thimble. If you don’t have a thimble, you can use the end of a wooden spoon.

Chocolate Shortbread

Chocolate Shortbread

What could be better than a shortbread cookie? A chocolate shortbread cookie!

Cherry Flips

Cherry Flips

Tasty cookies with a hidden maraschino cherry inside.

Pecan Puffs

Pecan Puffs

Tasty shortbread puffs with pecans, rolled in sugar.

Apricot Pinwheels

Apricot Pinwheels

Something a little different. These are a very pretty addition to the Christmas cookie tray, and...

Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

If you are in a hurry, you can use chocolate chips instead of chocolate chunks and they will be just as tasty.

Mocha Disks

Mocha Disks

Tasty cookies flavored with chocolate and coffee, and rolled in chopped walnuts – great for Christmas, or any time.

Butter Balls

Butter Balls

I don’t know where this recipe came from, but it has been made and enjoyed by my family for as long as I can remember.

Date Balls

Date Balls

A tasty dainty – date balls with Rice Krispies rolled in coconut.

Heavenly Dainties

Heavenly Dainties

So easy to make this candy-like dainty – great for Christmas time, or any time!

Hershey Kiss Cookies

Hershey Kiss Cookies

Chocolate and peanut butter – always a favorite, and this recipe is no exception. Peanut butter cookies with a Hershey’s Chocolate Kiss on top.